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Around Mandalay, the upper Myanmar

Mandalay

If you would have chance to explore Mandalay, don't...

San Francisco Zoo - What to Bring

San Francisco

If you are planning a trip to the San...

Mox Muica, Best Restaurant in Minca

Minca

This two-table restaurant in Minca is run by a...

Pudu Jail - Weird energy!

Kuala Lumpur

Haunted creepy history, calendars marking off the days on...

The beauty of the hidden waterfalls

Iligan

This falls is called "Tinago Falls". In our dialect,...

U.S. Expat Dishes Up Tasty Grub in Pana // Guajimbos Uraguyan Parrillada

Panajachel

Located on busy Calle Santander, Guajimbos is a must-stop...

Skip LiJiang

Lijiang

I went to Li Jiang in 2007 and again...

Francescos Hostel, Ios, Greek Isles

Ios

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